Isabelle Kessedjian: Crochet Along: Un plaid à la manière de Vasarely. Tutorial in French and English by Mrs Purple here http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/vasarely-blanket
16 different ways to knit a heel on a sock - half are toe-up, the other half cuff-down. Ravelry project page
Leftover socks yarn blanket
reinforcing technique for handknit areas you know will get a lot of wear - an ounce of prevention and all that.
DIY Colorful Knit Blanket. No pattern, no pressure. Just use up your yarn and knit scarves using the garter stitch (knit every row) and seam them together. A good post on knitting what you love, and more directions at Completely Cauchy here.
Counteracting a throw-away society Considering the time and expense of making hand-knit socks, it is well worth the effort to repair them if you eventually wear through a hole. You say you don't know how to darn a sock? Let me help with these photos and brief explanation of...
Have a good, colorful night! Community of Arts and Crafts
Love this - great for using up all those bits of yarn... Knitted blanket